Fishing for Doodlebugs – Intro to fly fishing in Ramsey Park

Fishing is a great way to get families outside together. Over the last 4 years, we’ve participated in “fish with a ranger,” we’ve spent an afternoon fishing at Inks Lake, and we’ve gone fishing at a catfish farm (to reduce the kids’ frustration from having little fishing success so far). This year, one of the …

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Squid Dissection

We ended 2012 with a wild afternoon of squid dissection (followed by a potluck dinner / holiday party / marshmallow roast in our back yard). 24 kids and lots of parents came over in mid december to have a hands-on science lesson. I have taught this lesson to kids in my own science classes when …

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